From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia
By Swami Harshananda
According to Ayurveda, is the science of health and longevity, the human body has three humors. They are termed as ‘doṣas’:
- Kapha - phlegm
- vāta - wind
- Pitta - bile
Humors must in a balanced state to maintain good health.
- The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore